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Does High Risk Hpv Cause Cancer In Men?

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Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

What Is HPV? How Can HPV Be Detected? Can HPV Infection Be Prevented? How Are HPV Infections Treated? The Bottom Line NOTE: In the U.S., counseling and referrals are available on a national human papillomavirus (HPV) hotline. Call toll-free at 877-HPV-5868 (877-478-5868). What Is HPV? Genital human papilloma virus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI). There are over 120 HPV types. One study found HPV in 77%...
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Gardasil (HPV) vaccine for those already with HPV (HPV Vaccine for MEN) (GARDASIL) VACCINE (HPV)

I'm a 43 year old man with HPV already, awaiting biopsy results to see if I have anal cancer as we speak. Is it a waist of time and resources to get the Gardasil (HPV) vaccine at this time, or will it help down the road whether I have anal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Gardasil is a preventative, not a therapeutic vaccine. Consequently if you already have the HPV strains contained within the vaccine, getting inoculated will not provide any help. I'll reprint some information about Gardasil from the... Read more »

VACCINE (HPV) (HPV Vaccine for MEN) (GARDASIL)

I am man, 43 y.o. and HIV+.May I take the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,There are no specific contraindications to getting the Gardasil (HPV) vaccine for those who are HIV infected. However, what we don't know for certain just yet is whether or not it is equally effective in HIVers compared to the... Read more »

HPV Vaccine for Men (HPV) (GARDASIL FOR MEN)

Are there any recommendations for men (esp poz gay men) to get the HPV vaccine?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,There are no formal recommendations yet; however, some guys are already getting vaccinated. (See below.) Clinical trials are underway to evaluate efficacy and safety of using Gardasil in men. I'll reprint some information from the... Read more »

HPV and heterosexual men; are we at risk?

I am a 39 year old heterosexual man. I like having women lick and "french kiss" my asshole. Am I at increased risk for anal cancer, via HPV or some other cause? If so, should i have an anal pap? How often? In short, what should I do?...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
The human papilloma virus (HPV), also known as the wart virus, is found commonly in the cervical and anal areas, but it can also be found in the oral cavity (mouth). I imagine that it is indeed possible that you are at increased risk for HPV... Read more »
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Gay Men and HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I was diagnosed in 2003 with the HPV virus. It was enough having been previously diagnosed with HIV and HCV. Now I was dealing with a third virus, one which would lead to Rectal Cancer. I was told that the only thing I could do was wait and... Read more »

do genital warts cause cancer in men

Posted by team1, 1 Reply
they do cause cervical cancer in women among other things. but its been stated that the warts are harmless to men? is that true? Read more »

HPV CMV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
When do these show up in HIV infection

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Recent High-Risk Activity and possible symptoms of ARS

Posted by paranoid88, 3 Replies
Hi all,

I am a gay male and I was recently spending a month in Spain and I decided to be a little promiscuous and do some anonymous cruising. On July 6th, I had an encounter with one guy and he was rubbing up against my anus. He then tried to insert... Read more »